Some of these pictures were taken by me, others by Mindy the Great.
We got some people together to carve pumpkins on Friday night:
This was the first year Andrew missed the party. He's growing up and had other obligations. Sigh. I guess it happens to everybody.
We all got down 'n dirty, slimy and creative. Emma designed her own pumpkin that Uncle Jon helped her carve.
PS - this was the cutest pumpkin of all:
Here's the one Chris and I made:
And the whole group:
My next photography class assignment? Light painting. Here's my first try, using an LED reading light:
Andrew is now officially too old for trick-or-treating and dressing up. He stayed home with me to pass out candy...to all the teenagers that came to our door, having not even bothered to dress as anything. Annoying.
Emma was a beautiful butterfly this year, and she got lots of compliments, amid the sea of Disney princesses and glittery pop-star wanna-bes. Someone even told her it was the best costume they'd seen all night!
Also? She got lots of candy!